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Fort Payne takes green to a new level

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala.—Last week the city of Fort Payne was designated a Valley Sustainable Silver Community by

Mark Ford presents a check to Geri Monroe

DeKalb Ambulance Service (DAS) Director Mark Ford presents a check to Cancer Care Center Administrator Geri Monroe. DAS and Cancer

Requirements for sales tax exemption in Alabama set to change Jan. 1

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com Starting on Friday, Jan. 1, 2016 Alabama organizations who are exempt from paying sales tax are

Fort Payne Main Street names new director

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.—The Fort Payne Main Street Board of Directors announced earlier this week that

DeKalb County Detention Center shares Christmas with inmates

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.— The 200 plus inmates at the DeKalb County Jail received a surprise

Rainsville Council approves contracts, hires new employees

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.— The Rainsville City Council met Monday night to address a number of issues

Coming Home–Coach Jeremy Pruitt returns to the Heart of Dixie

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com TUSCALOOSA, Ala.— Following the complex shakeup, departure and redeployment of some of the biggest names

Accident near Collinsville ends in tragedy

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala.— A car accident off of I-59 near Collinsville late last week resulted in

DeKalb native Jeremy Pruitt named as new defensive coordinator for Crimson Tide

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban announced on Friday the hiring of Plainview High School

Come share Cider Under the Cedars during Rainsville Christmas Parade

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.— Southern Torch will be offering a comfortable, cozy place for folks to watch